Dental Hygienist in San Antonio, Texas Salary

Earnings for San Antonio Dental Hygienists come in at around $32.43 per hour on average. Medical benefits are awarded to less than one-tenth, and nearly one in three earn dental coverage. The majority of people in this position find little satisfaction in their work. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19.19 - $38.17
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$32
$38
MEDIAN: $32.43
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50%
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.19 - $38.17  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$6,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$40,472 - $79,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
1,469,824
Male:
721,405 (49.1%)
Female:
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
San Antonio:
$48,869
Texas:
$55,653
$901
San Antonio:
$126,600
Texas:
$152,000
3.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Pay by Experience for a Dental Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Dental Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 8 salaries. A Dental Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$68,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Pediatrics
▲15%

Periodontics
▲11%

Patient Education
▼0%

Radiology
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 58%